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Ways to start labor ?

I know people are gonna say rude comments and say be patient and blah blah... Well I can't do this anymore I feel like I'm slowly tearing down there and I'm just uncomfortable.
I have not been in the mood for sex whatsoever so thats no option for me lol. Besides walking , squats , fresh pineapple , spicy food and Castro oil what else is there ?
I used Castro oil with my daughter , it didnt work and I read that Castro oil wasn't even really a safe thing to do so I regret doing it with her and will not be doing it again. I'm not even having contractions :(
I just have pains in my thighs, legs, feet and lower back. My thighs and feet go numb alot and get this tingling feeling. Is that normal? I've had it the last couple of days like a restless leg feeling type thing? I have no clue if I'm dilated I have an appointment Thursday to find out. By the way I'm 38W.
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Ask your Dr about a membrane sweep
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Raspberry leaf tea! I drank it with my first and I'm not sure if it help start things but it definitely made for a quicker smooth delivery. It's said to help bring on labor too.
I couldn't find it anywhere, I just found the artificially flavoring. I did find a Mothers Tea Milk I plan on trying to help me produce. Hopefully it will help. Someone told me eat a fresh pineapple I ate a whole thing last night and I woke up at 4am with small contractions but after changing positions a few times they stopped :(  
Try a healthfood or herbal supplement store they should have it :)
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Man oh man I'm in the same boat . I'm 40 weeks and 2 days and I have tried everything castor oil raspberry leaf tea sex stimulating my nipples running up the stairs walking.. Went to the hospital last week because I thought it was time.  Not so much but I was dilated to a two. I've been having contractions pretty steady ones at night but not enough to go to the hospital just to get told it's not time..  I FEEL YOUR PAIN LADIES
I've done walking, ate fresh pineapple , nipple stimulating, squats, spicy food, sex I dont even wanna do... Not interested and I'm so uncomfortable its just not an option :(
Last night I woke up to having contractions and thought YES its happening but after changing a few positions they stopped :(
I'm just so uncomfortable I feel uhh
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One of my friends had a membrane sweep and she gave birth 12 hours later.
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